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  • Getting Started with CSS Media Queries

    If you've ever printed a page and noticed that it looks different than the actual page displayed in the browser you've more than likely witnessed a CSS media type in action. By using CSS media types such as "print", backgrounds, navigation bars, and other items can be hidden as a user prints which makes the printed page look much more readable. An example of changing styles through a CSS media type as a page is printed is shown next. This type of code can be placed directly in a <style> element in a given page or in an external style sheet.

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